A Small Chip on a Tooth Might Need to Be Repaired with a Filling

Using your teeth as tools or nibbling on pencils and pens can potentially chip one of your teeth. This is even more likely to be an issue if you grind your teeth at night without the protection of a dental guard. Even if the chip doesn’t cause discomfort, you should still consider having it repaired at Lakeland Dental Care. The... read more »

A Filling Can Repair a Cavity

Does one of your teeth have a cavity (decay)? A dental filling in Jackson, Mississippi, may be just what you need. Dr. Alex Abernathy will remove the tooth decay and fill the area with the dental filling material. This will restore the strength and function of the tooth. At our office, we provide composite dental fillings, which are tooth colored.... read more »

A Fractured Tooth Can Sometimes Be Restored by a Crown

Tooth enamel that has been badly chipped or fractured can be a serious cause for concern. Even if the damage is limited and the core structures of the tooth are sound, it could still come to harbor new tooth decay. Should this happen, the compromised tooth enamel could quickly give way to allow decay and infection penetrate the pulp or... read more »